On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Markus Koskimies <mkos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> First a possible bug report: I have Xubuntu (9.10) and Wacom Intuos4 L
> graphics tablet. I have problems with both GIMP and MyPaint dialogs
> (load/save/settings), they frequently "jam" so that they do not accept mouse
> (nor pen) clicks. Some dialogs work nicely all the time (like brush
> selections and such, both in GIMP and MyPaint). I think this is somehow
> related to GTK, since both of them are using that? Have anyone else reported
Sliders and such tend to jam for me too. there seem to be some serious
issues in GTK with pointer handling since the clinet side windows were
> I found MyPaint, which suits better for creating paintings with graphic
MyPaint is a painting application. Its meant for painting so it does
it well. MyPaint/GIMP have the same relation as Painter/Photoshop.
>So, my suggestions ATM is that don't use too much efforts for brush
> dynamics; keep GIMP as image processing software, instead of painting
Image processing needs dynamics as much or even more than painting
approach. Theres a lot of brushwork in touching up a photo or creating
an image from other images. So in a way, without providing "artistic"
brushes, dynamics are very important to an image processor and very
much in scope.
> Because MyPaint UI is written with Python, I think that I concentrate on
> that, since it is far easier to get involved with. It wouldn't be bad to
> change GIMP UI to Python, too, I think that writing UI with C is just...
> hmh... nicely said - interesting. But I'll check if I can make some
> development for GIMP, too.
If your aim is to paint then MyPaint suits your aims better.
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